John Danks out to silence Twins bats in MLB contest

Minnesota TwinsChicago White Sox
Sep 18, 2:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox Odds

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The Chicago White Sox battle the visiting Minnesota Twins on Wednesday in MLB betting action at U.S. Cellular Field.

John Danks gets the call for the Chicago White Sox and he will try to build on a 4-13 mark. In the other dugout, Scott Diamond brings a 5-11 ledger to the game for the Twins as he tries to quiet the White Sox bats.

View Minnesota vs Chi White Sox Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The moneyline was hovering in the range of -132 for the White Sox in this one over at $TOPBET-LINK$. The over under number was sitting near 8.5 at $5DIMES-LINK$.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the White Sox, most recently No. 12 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Twins, who rate an American League No. 15 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Chicago and its American League No. 15-rated batting order, averaging 3.7 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 13 lineup of the Twins at 3.8 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the American League's No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 4.5 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.

The Twins were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -145 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Minnesota suffered a 4-3 loss against Chicago on Tuesday, as Mike Pelfrey wasn't able to lead his team to victory at U.S. Cellular Field.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

A few Twins at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Minnesota's last 15 games
Minnesota is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
Chi White Sox are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Minnesota at Oakland, Thursday, September 19
Chi White Sox at Detroit, Friday, September 20

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